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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 118–134.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Karim Malak Abstract This article explores a seaborne genealogy of sovereignty and governmentality by drawing on the case of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Egypt. It argues that a particular form of totalizing sovereignty emerged through the Levant Crisis and its resolution in 1841 when...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sanem Güvenç-Salgırlı; Bahar Aykan Spheres of life incorporated within the orbit of security have been multiplying rapidly for the last two decades, marking a global trend. Turkey is no exception. In between multiple layers of the governmental structure, more and more areas are looped into matters...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 171–185.
Published: 01 August 2009
... into the Islamic sphere. The characteristically modern modes of power that Michel Foucault identified as governmentality and the particular kinds of knowledge and subjectivities associated with them were profoundly rearticulating the nature of Sufism in Ottoman lands by the last quarter of the nineteenth century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 573–581.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the ways in which the globalization of governmental processes that endeavour to fashion “the conditions in which the body is to live and to define its life” has served to shape contemporary communalisms but also by exploring the role of such communalisms in transforming the domain of global governmentality...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 392–407.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and deploys the colonial context as an analytical lever to pose broader questions concerning the legibility and translation of speculation as both an illicit outside and a complicit inside of the market. Charting key shifts in the two decades before 1947, it maps the governmentalization of speculation...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 36–50.
Published: 01 May 2022
... 1990s under the dominance of neoliberal governmental rationality that encompasses components creating a fertile sociopolitical fabric both for the materialization of fascist tendencies and a preference for denunciation as a governmental technology. Accordingly, the apparatuses of denunciation in Turkey...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ahmed Veriava Abstract This article is about representations of poverty and governmental frameworks for addressing poverty in postapartheid South Africa. It is, therefore, also about “the poor,” about their place in society and the ways they intervene in the making of the present. The article...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 102–111.
Published: 01 May 2016
... “Rethinking Postcolonial Capitalist Development” is a conversation between the political theorist and historian Partha Chatterjee and Kalyan Sanyal (1951–2012), author of Rethinking Capitalist Development: Primitive Accumulation, Governmentality, and Postcolonial Capitalism . In this interview...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 177–182.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Premesh Lalu Siba Grovogui's Beyond Eurocentrism and Anarchy is a text that recuperates a modality of critical thought about an emergent object of modern governmentality generally ignored by the discipline and discourse of international relations. International relations, according to Grovogui, has...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 2019
... governmentality and the diverse practices of political society on the continent today. The vivid ways in which various African states have combined and/or moved between liberal and authoritarian modalities of power, attended to biopolitical concerns while also exercising strong coercive force, and dealt...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 44–65.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of retaining governmental control inside the provinces. Legg proposes a constitutional historical geography of dyarchy, focusing on three scales and the forms of comparison they allow, namely international and federal political geometries; autocratic geographies of exclusion and exception; and rival...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Damla Isik Based on ethnographic and archival research conducted at the headquarters of the non-governmental association Deniz Feneri [Lighthouse] Aid and Solidarity Association (DF) in Istanbul and its local branch in Izmir, Turkey, this article aims to add to the literature on accountability...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 December 2013
... to the ends of martial rule, namely, the permanent empowerment of the postcolonial executive. Naqvi theorizes the BD scheme as an extraconstitutional system of governmentality that produced the Pakistani citizen ambivalently—as an authentic yet nontranscendent subject of the nation. He further shows how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and Saurashtra during the early years of the postcolonial republic, it teases out how colonial governmentality responds to the institution of a written constitution. The article demonstrates that the constitution came to be utilized as a resource and a venue to challenge the continuation of the colonial practice...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 387–391.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Our approach reveals the governmentalities, public cultures, and market actions that are characteristic of the present pursuit of value for profit and survival. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Speculation Divination Finance Economic Governance Uncertainty Vernacular Capitalism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 137–155.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Etienne Benson In the twentieth century, conservation biology became one of the forms of expert knowledge contributing to governmental efforts to manage territories and populations. This article offers a situated account of the development of one of the key concepts deployed by biologists...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 249–261.
Published: 01 December 2023
... and economic practices and traditions, as well as the long and deep effects of governmental structures of dispossession. mfakhereldin@birzeit.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Beisan Land Settlement British-ruled Palestine Palestinian elite Zionist colonization...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
... have been increasingly read as sites of hybrid modernity, negotiations, and contestations. Eric Beverley noted that two broad conceptual frameworks organize discussions of colonial urbanization. One views cities as “spaces of control.” This approach traces the ideological and governmental practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1984) 4 (2): 38–47.
Published: 01 August 1984
... about how best to participate in the process.2 This paper will explore the roles of PVOs in Indian rural development. The paper is divided into three parts. In the first, the pitfalls of governmental rural programs are summarized, and the heterogeneity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 37–48.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 political society popular politics governmentality housing Angola anthropology of the state nondemocratic regimes Interest in the study of popular protest and resistance in Africa has been growing over the past years. In the aftermath of the Arab...